The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 42 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.62% 0.26% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 0.27% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £69,250 £71,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +13.60%
Lead Architect
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
292 373 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.05% 97.64% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 252 316 233
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Bedford region.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Bedford

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Lead Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 29 (93.55%) .NET
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (87.10%) Scrum
2 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (80.65%) C#
4 17 (54.84%) TDD
5 16 (51.61%) MS Excel
6 15 (48.39%) WCF
6 15 (48.39%) WPF
6 15 (48.39%) Silverlight
6 15 (48.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (48.39%) Matrix Management
6 15 (48.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (48.39%) Oracle
6 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
6 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
6 15 (48.39%) Oracle Database
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
8 6 (19.35%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.90%) User Stories
10 2 (6.45%) Finance
10 2 (6.45%) Coaching
11 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) WCF
2 15 (48.39%) WPF
2 15 (48.39%) Silverlight
3 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Scrum
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) TDD
3 15 (48.39%) Matrix Management
4 8 (25.81%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) User Stories
6 2 (6.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) Oracle
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